Quyen Tiet

Quyen Tiet | Professor

  • California School of Professional Psychology

  • Clinical Psychology (PhD)
  • San Francisco Beach St Campus

Research Interests

Stress/trauma, coping, protective factors and resilience
Alcohol and drug abuse and dual diagnosis, PTSD, depression and suicide, behavior problems, treatment factors and patient outcomes
Vulnerable populations (e.g., ethnic minorities, refugees/immigrants, abused and traumatized populations, disadvantaged children and adolescents, people with serious mental illness, military veterans, etc.)

Biography

Dr. Quyen Tiet received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder after completing his internship at Yale University. He continued his training as a post-doctoral Fellow at Columbia University, where he went on to become an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry (1999 – 2001). He was a Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (affiliated) at Stanford University School of Medicine (2004 – 2018). Currently he is also a faculty at the National Center for PTSD, Dissemination and Training Division, at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He was recently elected APA Fellow in Division 12 (Clinical Psychology). APA Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon about 5% of APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology in a national or international level.

His current research interests include stress/trauma, coping, protective factors and resilience, alcohol and drug use disorders, PTSD, depression and suicide, treatment factors and patient outcomes in conjunction with diversity issues. You can find some of his publications through this link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/quyen.tiet.1/bibliography/40420450/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending. Putting his name in Google Scholar is another way to locate his most updated publications. Below is a list of his selected publications in reverse chronological order, and an * signifies a student co-author:

*Jordan, J., Samuelson, K., & Tiet, Q. Q. (in press). Impulsivity, painful and provocative events, and suicide intent: Testing the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior. 10.1111/sltb.12518
Tiet, Q. Q., *Duong, H., *Davis, L., *French, R., *Smith, C., *Leyva, Y., & Rosen, C. (in press). PTSD Coach Mobile Application with Brief Telephone Support: A Pilot Study, Psychological Services.
Ta, V. M., Yeo, G., Nguyen, K., Tran, Y., Tiet, Q. Q., Suen, J., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (in press). Perspectives and Insights from Vietnamese American Mental Health Professionals on How to Culturally Tailor a Vietnamese Dementia Caregiving Program. Clinical Gerotologist.
Tiet, Q. Q., *Leyva, Y., Moos, R., & Smith, B. (2017). Diagnostic Accuracy of a Two-item Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST-2). Addictive Behaviors, 74, 112-117. doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.06.008.
Rosen, C., Azevedo, K., Tiet, Q. Q., Greene, C. J., Wood, A. E., Calhoun, P., Bowe, T., Capehart, B., Crawford, E., Greenbaum, M. A., Harris, A. H., Hertzberg, M., Lindley, S., Smith, B., , & Schnurr, P. P. (2017). An RCT of Effects of Telephone Care Management on Treatment Adherence and Clinical Outcomes Among Veterans With PTSD, Psychiatric Services, 68, 151-158. doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201600069.
Tiet, Q. Q., *Leyva, Y., Moos, R., & Smith, B. (2016). Diagnostic Accuracy of a Two-item Screen for Drug Use Developed from the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST-Drug), Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 164(1), 22 – 27. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.03.029
Prins, A., Bovin, M. J., Smolenski, D. J., Marx, B. P., Kimerling, R., Jenkins-Guarnieri, M. A., Kaloupek, D. G., Schnurr, P. P., Kaiser, A. P., *Leyva, Y. E., Tiet, Q. Q. (2016). The Primary Care PTSD Screen for DSM-5 (PC-PTSD-5): Development and evaluation within a Veteran primary care sample, Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31(10), 1206-11. doi.10.1007/s11606-016-3703-5
Koo, K., Tiet, Q. Q., & Rosen, C. S. (2016). Relationships between racial/ethnic minority status, therapeutic alliance and treatment expectancies among veterans with PTSD, Psychological services, 13(3), 317-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ser0000029
Tiet, Q. Q., *Leyva, Y., Moos, R., Frayne, S., Osterberg, L., & Smith, B. (2015). Diagnostic accuracy of the Screen of Drug Use (SoDU) in primary care, JAMA Internal Medicine, 175(8), 1371-1377. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.2438
*Kornblith, E. S., Green, R., Casey, S. L., Tiet, Q. Q. (2016).Marital Status, Social Support and Depressive Symptoms in Lesbians and Heterosexual Women, Journal of Lesbian Studies, 20(1), 157-173. DOI: 10.1080/10894160.2015.1061882
Tiet, Q. Q., *Leyva, Y., Blau, K., Turchik, J., Rosen, C. S. (2015). Military Sexual Assault, Gender, and PTSD Treatment Outcomes of Veterans, Journal of traumatic stress, 28, 92-101. doi: 10.1002/jts.21992
Tiet, Q. Q. , Schutte, K., & *Leyva, Y. (2013). Diagnostic Accuracy of Brief PTSD Screening Instruments in Military Veterans. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 45, 134-142. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.01.010
Tiet, Q. Q ., Huizinga, D., & Byrnes, H. (2010). Predictors of resilience among inner city youths. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(3), 360-378. doi:10.1007/s10826-009-9307-5
Tiet, Q. Q. , Finney, J, & Moos, R. (2008). Screening psychiatric patients for illicit drug use disorders and problems. Clinical Psychology Review, 28 (4), 578-591. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2007.08.002
Tiet, Q. Q., & Mausbach, B (2007). Treatments of patients with dual diagnosis: A review. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(4), 513-536. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2007.00336.x
Tiet, Q. Q ., Rosen, C., Cavella, S., Moos, R., Finney, J., & Yesavage, J. (2006). Coping, symptoms, and functioning outcomes of patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 19(6), 799-811. doi:10.1002/jts.20185

Education

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • MA in Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • BA in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York, NY
  • Internship, Yale University, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT

Courses

  • Stress, Resilience and Psychopathology: Research Seminar
  • Clinical and Ethical Issues
  • Principles of Psychotherapy

Honors

  • Founding Board of Directors and Advisory Board of Directors Vietnamese American Psychological Association (VAPA)
  • Fellow Rockway Institute Center for LGBT Psychology Research, Education & Public Policy San Francisco, California
  • Board of Directors Asian American Community Involvement (AACI): Providing behavioral/mental health and social services to the disadvantaged, with an annual budget of over $7 millions San Jose, California
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
  • APA Minority Fellowship, American Psychological Association

Publications

2012

Belsher, B. E., Tiet, Q. Q., Garvert, D. W., & Rosen, C. S. (in press). Compensation and treatment: Disability benefits and treatment outcomes for Veterans engaged in residential trauma programs. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

2012

Tiet, Q. Q., & Schutte, K. (2012). Treatment setting and outcomes of patients with co-occurring disorders. Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery, 7, 53-76. DOI: 10.1080/1556035X.2012.632330.

2012

Rosen, C., Tiet, Q. Q., Harris, A., Julian, T., McKay, J., Moore, W. M., Owen, R., Rogers, S., Rosito, O., Smith, D., Smith, M., & Schnurr, P. P. (in press). Effects of telephone care management for Veterans discharging from residential PTSD treatment: A randomized controlled trial, Psychiatric Services.

2010

Tiet, Q. Q., Huizinga, D., & Byrnes, H. (2010). Predictors of resilience among inner city youths. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19(3), 360-378.

2010

Harris, A. H. S., Humphreys, K., Bowe, T., Tiet, Q. Q., & Finney, J. (2010). Does meeting the HEDIS substance abuse treatment engagement criteria predict patient outcomes? Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 37(1), 25-39. [PMID: 18770044]

2008

Tiet, Q. Q., Finney, J, & Moos, R. (2008). Screening psychiatric patients for illicit drug use disorders and problems. Clinical Psychology Review, 28 (4), 578-591. [PMID: 17900773]

2007

Tiet, Q. Q., Ilgen, M., Byrnes, H., Harris, A. H. S., & Finney, J. (2007). Treatment setting and baseline substance use severity interact to predict patients' outcomes. Addiction, 102(3), 432-440. [PMID: 17298651]

2007

Ilgen, M. A., Harris, A. H. S., Moos, R. H., & Tiet, Q. Q. (2007). Predictors of a suicide attempt one year after entry into substance use disorder treatment. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(4), 635-642. [PMID: 17374043]

2007

Tiet, Q. Q., & Mausbach, B (2007). Treatments of patients with dual diagnosis: A review. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(4), 513-536. [PMID: 17374031]

2006

Tiet, Q. Q., Finney, J., & Moos, R. (2006). Recent sexual abuse, physical abuse, and suicide attempt among male patients seeking psychiatric treatment. Psychiatric Services, 57(1), 107-113. [PMID: 16399970]

2006

Tiet, Q. Q., Ilgen, M., Brynes, H., Moos, R. (2006). Suicide attempts among substance use disorder patients: An initial step toward a decision tree for suicide management. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 30(6), 998-1005. [PMID: 16737458]

2006

Ilgen, M., Tiet, Q., Finney, J., & Moos, R. (2006). Self-efficacy, therapeutic alliance, and alcohol-use disorder treatment outcomes. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67(3), 465-472. [PMID: 16608158]

2006

Tiet, Q. Q., Rosen, C., Cavella, S., Moos, R., Finney, J., & Yesavage, J. (2006). Coping, symptoms, and functioning outcomes of patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 19(6), 799-811. [PMID: 17195979]

2006

Tiet, Q. Q., Byrnes, H. F., Barnett, P., & Finney, J. W. (2006). A practical system for monitoring the outcomes of substance use disorder patients. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 30, 337-347. [PMID: 16716849]

2005

Rosen, C., Tiet, Q., Cavella, S., Finney, J., & Lee, T. (2005). Chronic PTSD patients' functioning before and after the September 11 attacks, Journal of Traumatic Stress, 18(6), 781-784. [PMID: 16382441]

2005

Ilgen, M., McKellar, J., & Tiet, Q. (2005). Abstinence self-efficacy and abstinence one year after substance use disorder treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73(6), 1175-1180. [PMID: 16392990]

2005

Ilgen, M, Tiet, Q., Finney, J., Sox-Harris, A. (2005). Recent suicide attempt and the effectiveness of inpatient and outpatient substance use disorder treatment. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 29(9), 1664-1671. [PMID: 16205366]

2004

Ilgen, M. A., Tiet, Q., & Moos, R. (2004). Outcomes of substance use disorder treatment in suicidal and nonsuicidal male patients. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65(5), 643-650. [PMID: 15536775]

2002

Tiet, Q. Q., & Huizinga, D. (2002). Dimensions of the construct of resilience and adaptation among inner city youth, Journal of Adolescent Research, 17(3), 260-276

2002

Wu, P., Hoven, C., Tiet, Q., Kovalenco, P., Wicks, J. (2002). Factors associated with adolescent utilization of alcohol treatment services. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 28, 353-369.

2001

Kovanlenko, P. A., Hoven, C. W., Wu, P., Wicks, J., Mandell, D. J., & Tiet, Q. (2001). Association between allergy and anxiety disorders in youth. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 35, 815-821. [PMID: 11990892]

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